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as len ramirez shows us, not everyone was satisfied with what they heard. >> mts b investigators zeroed in on the ringsy decision in 2006 not to install shut had been off valves on the sanbruno pipeline which blew up and destroyed 38 homes. >> it took 90 minutes for crews to get to those valves and shut them down. what is about the approximate time it would take to close and have a remote valve close and isolate that line? >> well, actually our crews getting to the site. >> on the hot seat was lee senior gas engineers in the risk management department. the man who wrote the memo arguing modern valves in this case would not provide additional safety or prevent property damage. but investigators seemed frustrated by his struggle to answer key questions. >> let me put it this way, would it take 60 minutes to 90 minutes for remote valves to close? >> no. >> would it take 30 minutes for remote valves to close? >> no. >> would it take 15 minutes for that remote valve to close? >> yes. we could shut off the valve sooner. >> watching it all at home in sanbruno were neighbors still living
by it. >> reporter: the porch that used to lead to walker's backyard now justice out over empty space. and walker believes that any moment the home his family has lived in for seven years will tumble down the hill. >> this is just the flash point of what's wrong with this hill. the entire hillside is compromised. >> reporter: walker's wife says these before and after pictures prove it, that there were two other mudslides below their home in 1975 and again in '83. and that the city did a poor patch-up job to try to fix it. >> it's the same situation now. oh, my god. >> all they did is just put a bandaid on it pretty much. they didn't fix the problem. >> no, i would have never bought this place if it was dissclosed to me that that house right there slid down the hill. i would have took a pass on that. >> reporter: the city of san pablo is busy clearing trees that fell during the slide and working on getting disaster funds for residents. but they are not saying whether the disaster was due to shoddy work after the first slide. >> on in fronts looking at documents and, you know, any discl
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